mopani worm


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mopani worm

n
1. (Animals) an edible caterpillar that feeds on mopani leaves
2. (Cookery) an edible caterpillar that feeds on mopani leaves
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Even the humble mopani worm is pressed into service to illustrate one of Magda's own asterisms.
Customers who could stomach the challenge got to eat chilli maggots, Thai green curry grasshoppers and the biggest of the bunch - a large black Mopani worm.
A big attraction was the outdoor barbecue, which boasted everything from fried termites coated in chocolate to mopani worm hamburgers.
You can nibble on BBQ'd cheddar and chilli worms, snack on a Thai green curry cricket or munch a mopani worm.
And so it was to an extent for Simone who liked to shepherd the goats and search for mopani worms.
Here, in Namibia, we eat dried Mopani worms, reconstituted in chilli oil.
The Harvey Nichols store in Edinburgh are selling giant toasted ants, thai green curry crickets and mopani worms.
THESE hideous dried emperormoth caterpillars, also known as mopani worms, make the giant ants I had earlier look pretty.
On offer was a variety of creepy-crawlies for punters to munch on, including maggots, mealworms, Mopani worms and crickets.
When they finally arrived by courier the first on the menu were the Mopani worms - little black rock hard beauties which are the caterpillar of the Emperor moth.